Vital Sounds Quarterly Newsletter

Quarter 3 | August 24, 2023

Last Chance for Live Loss Prevention Presentation

One opportunity remains to attend this year’s Loss Prevention program, “A Witness to Quality Care: Your Role in Deposition Testimony,” presented by Don Gribble, JD.

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In-House Counsel: Deposition Resource, A Companion to the 2023 Loss Prevention Program

In this article, Tucker Poling, JD provides practical tips on mitigating risk before an incident happens and information on what to expect if you do get called into a deposition.

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Want Up to 7% Credit on Your 2024 Premiums?

When healthcare risk is well-managed, everyone wins. That’s why we offer our members financial incentives in the form of premium credits to take advantage of the risk management and loss prevention education we provide.

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The “Category III” Requirement: We’ve Got You Covered

Did you know you have access to two free online courses that fulfill the KS Board of Healing Arts “category III” continuing education requirement?

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Renewal Information for 2024 KAMMCO Policies

The renewal period for 2024 policies starts in September. Make sure you and your organization are prepared.

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Employee Snooping and Patient Records

Prying eyes, loose lips, and other curious acts could result in a privacy breach and lead to serious consequences. Use these tips to discourage snooping as you review and enhance your internal privacy practices.

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Continuity of Care and the Information Gap

In our age of segmented care, continuity of care is key in ensuring patients receive the most appropriate care not only for their acute condition but also for managing self-harm issues. In mid-July, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) issued guidance to hospitals on ligature risks and assessments in all in-patient and emergency settings.

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